ERIC Number: EJ535589
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Longitudinal Effects of Television on Children's Leisure-Time Reading: A Test of Three Explanatory Models.
Koolstra, Cees M.; Van Der Voort, Tom H. A.
Human Communication Research, v23 n1 p4-35 Sep 1996
Reports on a study that investigated the longitudinal effects of television viewing on the frequency with which children read books and comic books at home; and the causal mechanisms that underlie television's effects on leisure-time reading. Suggests that television viewing reduced attitudes toward reading and toward ability to concentrate. (TB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A